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it's gotten to us. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, january 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." a massive blizzard takes aim at 75 million americans. snow, sleet, and freezing rain are already falling. prominent conservatives release a manifesto against donald trump and bernie sanders jumps ahead of hillary clinton
>> plus we take you to havana, cuba, to see how hollywood is making history. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> the ingredients there for a high impact blizzard. >> an epic blizzard marches east. >> the big area from arkansas stretching up to new york city all under winter storm warnings and blizzard warnings and blizzard watches. >> airlines prepping for the storm by cancelling flights along the east coast. >> an american university of virginia student is under arrested north korea says for what it calls acts against the state. >> they are not looking good. >> donald trump ramping up his attacks on ted cruz. >> he is getting more and more roused. >> bernie sanders soaring past hillary clinton in iowa. >> we are looking at one of the great political upsets in the modern history of the united states of america. >> the south florida doctor has
lose her job after attacking an uber driver. [ bleep ] get the [ bleep ] in the car! >> in flint, michigan, epa top midwest official resigning after not doing her best to prevent the poison waters. >> a cow making a run for tichlt all it. >> ted cruz was handed a light saber. >> charlie blackmon, that is what i'm talking about shra ! >> and all that matters. >> here is something every musician, parents can relate to the first recital. but this boy brought something special to it. >> on "cbs this morning." >> cher said recently donald trump can't come up with a hairstyle that looks human, how can he come up with a plan to defeat isis?
to defeat isis, i wouldn't plan on cher either. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! welcome to "cbs this morning." the blizzard of 2016 is intensifying as it surges towards the east coast. a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain overnight coated little rock, arkansas. this is the beginning of a weekend that could paralyze a huge part of the united states. >> the massive storm will impact some 75 million americans. washington will be among the hardest hit areas. forecasters call up to three feet of snow in the d.c. region by sunday. blizzard watches and warnings extend north to philadelphia and new york. and we have got a team of correspondents along the storm's path. we begin with omar villafranca in charlotte, north carolina. >> reporter: a mix of rain, ice
charlotte area and starting to accumulate. we peeled this off of a car windshield. 6 inches in the forecast but the threat of icy roads could make driving dangerous and deadly. winter storm warnings are rare in the deep south and overnight brought dangerous freezing conditions. in little rock, arkansas, blinding snow and ice forced cars off highways. numerous crashes and at least three weather-related deaths have been reported in tennessee and north carolina. further south in texas, tornado warnings brought more worry to communities. heavy snow began falling in tennessee and the carolinas early this morning. in preparation for the storm, north carolina duke energy recruited a thousand technicians all the way from florida. and departments of transportation are loading plows and salt. >> let's just hope that that freezing rain don't come in.
>> reporter: on thursday, north carolina governor declared a state of emergency. >> we have to constantly warn the general driving public not to take risk because you could yourself. >> reporter: hundreds of schools droos an nfc championship game on sunday will be played between the arizona cardinals and carolina panthers at this stadium behind me. you can see that is not a dome stadium. the arizona cardinals are not here yet and they are expected to arrive on saturday. >> hopefully, they will get it all cleaned up in time. thank you, omar. the storm moves north, many emergency. that includes washington, d.c. where up to three feet of snow could fall. a little more than an inch of snow was enough to cripple the nation's capital earlier this week. kris van cleave is at a salt dome in washington with the city's preparations for today's
>> reporter: good morning. this is some of the 39,000 tons of salt that may be used to combat this storm. the federal government is shutting down at noon. schools are closed. as this city could be at the greatest risk from this massive blizzard. more than 4,000 trucks across northern virginia and washington, d.c. are on standby this morning. they are ready to salt roads and plow snow ahead of this life-threatening storm. >> i've lived in d.c. most of my life and i don't know that i have lived through a forecast like this. >> reporter: the district will be looking to avoid a repeat of wednesday night's debacle when less than an inch of half of snow paralyzed the city causing hundreds of accidents. now up to two feet of snow to blanket the nation's capital,
store shelves were left bare on thursday as shoppers were in the grocery store and prepared to be snow-in for days. >> the same way you prepare for a natural disaster or armageddon. >> everybody else is getting food. panic hasn't quite hit yet but it probably will by tonight. >> reporter: in what is really an unprecedented move, d.c.'s metro system is shutting down for the storm. us service will end this evening. police are urging people to stay off the streets once the snow starts falling. charlie? >> thanks, kris. the giant winter storm is causing a widespread travel mess. more than 2,300 flights today have been cancelled so far. around the same number of flight is scrapped tomorrow. david begnaud is at philadelphia international airport with the travel chaos. david, good morning. >> reporter: charlie, good morning. the cancellations are stacking up. 122 already in philadelphia and two lines moving steadily behind
one of the last flights out of town. the departure board is all white and that is good news. that means the flights out of here are all running on time. most major u.s. airlines have cancelled a bulk of their flights across the northeast ahead of this storm. americanairlines cancelled all flights. in north carolina one of its busiest hubs. it has cancelled flights as well as the one here in philadelphia. now most major airlines have offered travel waivers for flights this weekend and allowing passengers to rebook, many times free of charge, on to earlier or later flights to try and avoid the storm. the travel nightmare is not exclusive to the air. we have confirmed this morning amtrak is, as of right now, operating on a modified schedule and aa says if you can push back your weekend plans for the roads. >> good advice. david, thank you so much. sounds like a lot of people will
lonnie quinn of our new york >> reporter: good morning. as of right now around the tennessee valley we are dealing with the storm currently. tomorrow, this will be a storm in the metro areas like philadelphia and new york. take a look at where the winter storm warnings exist, go from the tennessee valley into new jersey. area shaded in red you're talking blizzard warnings for new york city all to long island and washington, d.c. here is your storm. now the northern fringe looking very healthy right now with the storm going through kentucky into virginia with snow and big rain down on portions of georgia. icing going to be a big problem today in north carolina. the storm moves north. new information to share with you. taking more of a northerly track. so we have had to adjust the numbers a little bit. new york city falls into the one hoot range and virginia and west virginia and d.c. looking like 20 inches or more. the bull's-eye 81 corridor
two feet or more. >> we have been officially warned. a university of virginia is under arrest in north korea and identified as 21 year otto warmbier. the government accuses him under a hostile act. seth doane is in tokyo with more developments. >> reporter: the north korean state media said today the uv graduate was arrested after entering under the guise of tourist and under the manipulation of the u.s. government. otto warmbier was detained at pyongyang's airport on a flight back to china. the china-based tourism company he was traveling with has confirmed he was detained back on the 2nd of january. they say they have been in touch with the state department and that his family has been informed. charlie?
donald trump faces a new challenge from the right this morning. the "national review" put out a manifesto against trump signed by 22 republican and tea party figures. the magazine calls trump a political opportunist, a huckster and a menace to american conservatism. major garrett is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. late last night, donald trump dismissed "national review" as a dead paper not many read any more and said more on twitter but because twitter never forgets it was there last april trump called "national review "a true conservative voice that needed to be saved. ronald reagan is the best on conservatism. now now trump is in a testy fight with ted cruz. >> if you think the last time we
was 1980. the reagan revolution. >> reporter: bob dole said trump is widely disliked and loyalty parts was also wrong about ronald reagan. >> i would admit mr. dole said we need somebody to go to washington and cut a deal. well, the american people needed. >> cruz is going down! >> reporter: donald trump campaigning in las vegas also invoked reagan and said he is ready to make deals. >> guys like ted cruz will never make a deal, because he is a strident. no, you cannot have that! ronald reagan would get along with tip o'neill and they would sit down and make great deals for everybody. >> reporter: in new hampshire, john kasich like jeb bush is trying to rise from the ashes. kasich moved into contention for voters. and is now taken aim at his close rival bush on twitter attacking his record in florida. >> john kasich. >> reporter: a super pac
of mud slinging. >> slinging mud on fellow republicans. that's not presidential, jeb. >> reporter: on the kasich bus, the governor called hillary clinton a fragile candidate. >> she's like a check the box candidate as opposed to somebody with vision. people don't want somebody that just is sort of a plumber, a mechanic to go and fix it. >> reporter: he said he needs a strong finish in new hampshire or the game is over. >> many people in politics, it's interesting. they want to be with a winner but don't want to make a winner. if we come out of new hampshire in a strong position they will be there to join the team. >> reporter: both trump and cruz will be up on the air today with new ads attacking each other. lindsey graham summed up republican options between the two concluding if either is the nominee the republican party says extinction whether it's death by being shot or poisoning doesn't really matter. >> wow! thank you, major. a new poll of democrats shows a big change in iowa. bernie sanders has an
the same poll show clinton leading in iowa by 18 points just a month ago. she is still ahead in the national polls but now in a tight race in the first two voting states and nancy cordes is in washington tracking the democratic contest. zoo >> reporter: because of those numbers the clinton camp is throwing everything they have got a sanders and hitting him on his views on diplomacy and health care and hitting him out what is supposed to be an upbeat ad. >> we have had enough of establishment politics, establishment economics. we need to move in a new and bold direction. >> reporter: in new hampshire last night, bernie sanders largely ignored hillary clinton's latest attack on his foreign policy views. >> because it raises concerns, because sometimes it can sound like he hasn't really thought it through. >> reporter: her comments were part of a broader offensive by the clinton camp to blunt
socialist label as they question his anti-establishment credentials. >> he has been elected to office a lot longer than i have. >> reporter: even this new feel-good ad from sanders set to the song of simon and garfunkel. they said the crowds in it were too white. polls show clinton's biggest struggle is with young voters. >> i don't think there is a woman more confident than hillary clinton. >> reporter: so she hit iowa city with singer demi lavoto and campaigned with katy perry and clinton visit two college campuses on thursday including this college where trey logan got a selfie and plans to go door-to-for for her in his dorm. why do you think so many here in iowa college students are a big
>> i think they see eye-to-eye with him but some people aren't as realistic as others. >> reporter: part of the problem, the clinton camp argues, is that iowa democrats are looking for the same kind of thrill they got in 2008 when barack obama swept in and stole their hearts. sanders may be 74 but the closest thing to a fresh face this time around. >> all right, nancy. very well said. thank you. >> we believe that 74 can be a fresh face all time. >> absolutely. we believe that absolutely and how. the motion picture academy is planning what it calls dramatic steps to increase the diversity of oscar nominees and may be announced next week after backlash over this week's nominee and changes could include best picture nominees and actor may have use it or lose it
kevin frazier is here with the latest on this ongoing story. >> reporter: you remember that it was jada pinkett-smith's facebook post on monday that jump-started this conversation on diversity and the fact she said she doesn't plan on attending or watching the academy awards. now with her husband will smith joining in on the boycott, it has put new pressures on actors to take a stand and also for the academy members to take a hard look in the mirror. >> i was happy to be married to that woman. >> reporter: actor will smith told abc that he was out of the country and taken by surprise when his wife posted this message to her facebook faith on monday. >> i will not be at the academy awards and i won't be watching. >> reporter: the nominees are -- >> reporter: and this of two years of acting nominationses with no persons of color. >> it feels like it's going the wrong direction.
towards separatism, towards racial and religious disharmony, and that is not the hollywood that i want to leave behind. >> will smith is so well-respected in the hollywood community, he is so successful. for him to actually come out and say that he also recognizes that there is a problem, that there is something about inclusion that is not happening in the hollywood community is a huge deal. >> reporter: the academy has been handing out oscars since 1929 and in all of that time, it has only given 15 of them to black actors. a 2013 study puts academy membership at 93% white. the controversy has sparked conversation and in the acting community, including oscar nominated members of the motion picture academy. >> i think if you look at the statistic that came out the makeup of the academy, i think
i have a lot of sympathy for it to be honest with you. i ask about it quite a bit. >> the problem is not with the oscars. the problem is with the hollywood movie making system. >> reporter: the spotlight on diversity is expected to continue through the oscar ceremony itself with outspoken comedian chris rock as host. >> and let's be clear. chris rock is not the kind person who is known for holding his tongue. he is a culture al e al e al critic at his best so we expect him to shine a light on this issue. >> reporter: jada said this isn't about her husband and will smith didn't get a nomination for his work in "concussion." industry-wide problem. >> she started it and she is giving people a lot to think about. thank you, kevin. "entertainment tonight" will
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and good morning again everyone. it's 7:26. it's 24 . you may have heard snow coming today. some areas could see it pretty soon. >> a lot of schools dismissing early or coming. right now not a lot of problems on the road at all. in fact, traffic a is little bit lighter because of school closings. we only have a couple broken down to tell you about 71-75. we have an earlier broken down. it maybe clear. 71 southbound.
there. and then a broken down on 275 out near love lynn. it's over the shoulder. not going to cost you any time. you are seeing heavy traffic out in the area. adds you look at the areas 71-75. seeing that typical delay up towards the ohio river. on the whole, downtown, we're seeing a little bit lighter volume of traffic. even up in butler county and warren county. not seeing too many delays in these areas right now. but again, the afternoon going to be a little bit of a different story. so we will have folks out on the roads to keep you updated on road conditions from a firsthand look. right now, brandon orrer out in brant county. you can tell there's not a lot on the roads, but it's coming. we'll have a full report coming up in the next half hour. >> you did see that army of salt trucks on the roadways. they're going to need it down there. >> that is where we expect some of the heaviest accumulations in
starting down there, it looks like in the next couple hours if not sooner. winter storm warning in the effect. and the all of northern kentucky. claire mount, brown, also under a winter storm warning until tomorrow morning. there's the winter weather advisory. it does include hamilton county. warren and clinton county as well. it was southeast indiana around fayette union, and franklin county. and up around oxford. no advisers and warningses because you folks won't see a whole lot of anything. we'll be in the mid 20s by noon. light snow to develop south of cincinnati and east as we go through the morning through early afternoon. that snow will spread north as the afternoon progresses. the bigger stuff doesn't arrive until this evening. temperatures head up around 30 today. there's where we're looking at. this is an amazing, what we call gradient, or change over distance here from the northwest
>> newly released dash cam video shows a toddler running down the highway. a sheriff's deputy picked up the child. the temperatures in the mid-40s. his parents were in a nearby community center. you see the truck went whizzing by. his parents were not charged and this little child was okay. we know toddlers move very quickly. just got distracted. >> very scary. i can't believe the officer was >> welcome. he is okay.
apologize for getting caught off-guard by about an inch of snow that crippled communities earlier this week. the snow mistakes in some of the biggest cities that have a lasting impact is ahead. the taxi industry is fighting for customers after the uber and lift. rental cars are also facing competition. medically mellody hobson looks at that ahead. relies relies detroit free press results on the epa issuing an emergency order in the flint water crisis. the agency requires authority to take immediate action to protect the public. yesterday, saw the resignation of susan headman of the p epa. >> oklahoman reports on a former oklahoma city police officer sentenced to 263 years in prison
29-year-old daniel holtzclaw was convicted of attacking black women in a low income community. one was 17 at the time of the assault. his lawyer says he will appeal. bloomberg reports on an agreement that keeps google search bar on the iphone. court documents reveal in 2014 apple received $1 billion from google. apple gets a percentage of the revenue google generates through the apple device. apple and google declined to comment. kcci reports on accusations carly fiorina used preschoolers@as prep during an anti-abortion speech. she ushered the children in front of an appearance and they sat in front of a picture of an unimportant fetus. one parent was upset. the teachers said they followed fiorina over after running into
los angeles times reports on a pilot is charged with flying alaska airlines while under the influence of alcohol. david hans rrntson was relieved of duties on that day after the blood test. he later retired. >> people along the eastern united states this morning are preparing to hunker down. tens of millions are in the path of the massive snowstorm. washington, d.c. officials already apologizing. they admit they failed to do enough on wednesday after about an inch -- an inch -- of snow. drivers were stuck for hours in the metro area. kris van cleave is in washington how nature can humble state and local leaders. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. those snowplows are ready to go, just like people up and down the east coast have been getting ready for this storm. for city leaders, though, a
define their time in office. district of columbia mayor muriel bowser apologized on thursday after an inch and a half of snow paralyzed their city. >> we are very sorry for inadequate response. >> reporter: it's an often heard sentiment from local officials following winter storm responses that go wrong. >> i feel terrible. >> reporter: atlanta mayor reed apologized in 2014 after an ice storm left thousands of drivers stranded but the governor took the fall. >> i'm the governor. the buck stops with me. >> this is the fifth avenue. i don't know what happened! where is the sanitation department? >> reporter: after back-to-back storms in 2014. >> they didn't plow at all! >> reporter: new york mayor bill de blasio offered a mea culpa after snow plows failed to plow neighborhoods. >> we will fix it. >> forecast information is uncertainty.
post." >> we have made tremendous progress in weather forecasting over the last 10 to 15 years. some of the storms we can now see coming, three to five days in advance, we didn't know were coming the night before. >> reporter: as the nation's capital is in the bull's-eye, we asked the mayor of her city, if her city is prepared for the two feet of snow headed its way. what does last night's debacle say about the city's ability to handle the type of storm that is coming at it now? >> we don't believe that we prepared adequately for a forecast that was slightly less than what we got at rush hour. and we should have been out earlier with more resources. >> reporter: of course, if we get two feet of snow here in the district, even though there are hundreds of plows in the d.c. city that will be out and thousands in the metro area, it will take days to dig out, regardless of how prepared the
>> worried about d.c. there and the other cities in the path. a new report shows uber is gaining ground against rental cars. the software company certify found uber eclipsing car rental companies for business travel. uber captured 41% of rides. uber's cheapest service uberx is allowed to make pickups at los angeles international airport. this week it debuted at reno's airport. mellody hobson is in chicago. good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: why do we see business travelers turning to uber rather than renting a car? >> well, pun intended. convenience is driving this decision. when you really think about it, it is so much easier to step off the curb at los angeles airport, lax, and stop into your uber drive, rather than waiting in the taxi line or taking a shuttle to the car rental company. once you're in the car you can
about parking. a whole host of issues that make it much easier. it's more about convenience than even cost. >> been there, done it. catching that shutting. nog like seeing the shuttle drive away as you run up to the curb! that is always fun! >> what do the cost breakdowns show you about representativing e ing -- renting a carp. >> at denver, two-day rental of a car costs you about $270 when you layer on taxes and fees and parking at your hotel, versus if you're on uberx and you do a round trip to your hotel, it will cost you about $85. this is not an apples to apples comparison unless you're going to that hotel and staying. that might be the case if it's a conference. if you have many stops along the way, these numbers, obviously, could look very, very different if you're in an uber on and off throughout day. >> we had a story on the news this week, that millennials are
license in the numbers they used to. is that affecting the rental car sales? not enough young people to representative the cars. >> that study you're talking about looked at 20 to 24. generally you need to be 25 years old to rent a car so it's not directly affecting the rental car companies. interestingly, zip car allows you to rent a car under the age of 25 and as young as 18 if you're on a college campus and they are bustling on college campuses. i think is says that is not really a factor. >> what do you make of general motors investment of $500 million into lift. >> they say they no longer want to be an auto company. all of the car companies are saying this now. they want to be in the people mobility business. i've been talking about that. that means if it's you buying a car, if you're buying a car to be a ride sharing provider, if it's a self-driving car whatever the way the world is going they want to be a part of it and i think it's really smart. >> very interesting. >> mellody hobson, thank you.
es he never meant to put himself or others at risk. >> i would never purposely do it not because it's illegal, but because it's dangerous. like, i'm not trying to go out there and die. >> ahead, the snowboarder facing possible criminal charges for setting off an avalanche. if you're heading out the door take us with you. watch us live to the cbs all-access app on your digital device. you won't want to miss ben tracy who is in havana and he is shooting in cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. we will be right back. the koes east coast is bracing for a winter storm that could dump as much as two feet in some situations. or as one meteorologist put it. >> winter is coming. >> the guy is such a bummer! i don't want to live with the uncertainties of hep c. or wonder whether i should
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christian mares helmet cam captured him inside the snow and now he is speaking out about the scary experience at sugar snow resort. they had he has been riding in an off-limits territory. >> reporter: he is hoping to fight a potential legal battle. >> reporter: this is what an avalanche looks like from the inside. >> [ bleep ]. >> trying to go find some freshies somewhere and have some fun and then i got caught in an avalanche. >> reporter: snowboarder christian mares was nearly swallowed up by tons of fast moving snow but now he is facing an avalanche of criticism and potential prosecution for what officials are calling his reckless decision. >> the sheriff's office and the
they need to be aware it's not i can get away with this. it has much far reaching ramifications. >> reporter: mares triggered an avalanche last week while riding with friends at sugar bowl resort a popular destination west of lake tahoe. resort officials say mares was riding in a closed area off limits and the avalanche put other skiers at risk. >> the closure signs are there for a reason. this is about safety and us making to ensure we always keep our skiing public as safe as possible. >> i would never purrly do it not because it's illegal, but because it's dangerous. i'm not trying to go out there and die. if you want to say i want to die today on purpose, that is silly. >> reporter: sugar bowl resort says they won't tolerate any action that endangers their guests and staff but mares says another recent incident on the mountain that is kaufing officials to overreact. >> what happened with carson,
he is missing and they can't find him. now this is has happened. so they had to protect their ass in order for them not to look bad to the public. >> reporter: mares is referring to 23-year-old carson may, a ski instructor at sugar bowl who disappeared while skiing the mountain last week. rescue crews unable to locate may and called off the search for him on tuesday. as of this morning there are no official charges against christian mares. the investigation is into the hands of the sheriff's office. a representative said once the investigation is complete, the case will be submitted to their office. >> it's one of the reasons they have closed areas. >> that's right. >> nobody wakes up and says i want to die today so he is right there and hopefully, this is a big lesson. >> everybody is watching the video. >> thank you, that vita. >> this woman's search for
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lot more to come for the weather as well. >> no let's get a check with gym dalton now. >> reporter: we have a couple problem. it's been a little bit lighter because so many schools have called off. we have a couple incidents, thing they have this wrong. thing this accident is on 27 new hamilton road. it's definitely at hamilton and new london. watch for stopped traffic in that area. we have a couple broken downs. 275 eastbound. you can see it broken down there. it is not blocking a lane. and look at 71, 75 down there. you have traffic starts to slow from kyles up to the ohio river. but on the whole, things are a little bit lighter than normal. we want to give you a look at the roads. our brandon, is in front re grant county taking a look at the roads. nothing to look at right now. but that's going to change. >> thank you.
>> yup, brandon will see the first flakes. >> it doesn't matter. >> they will fall on the southern part of the viewing area here over the next couple hours. that is the winter storm warning all over northern kentucky. claire mont, brown, highland, even in the counties of boon and campbell, it's not a equal opportunity storm. the southern part of those counties have the best chance of reaching the four-inch criteria mark. it's a weather advisory. for camron county. a sharp cut off for this snow. snow's falling above our heads. but it's not reaching the ground just yet. it will though, as we work through the afternoon. mid 20s and a cluster of 30 later today. the snow really picks up late afternoon and into the early evening. whatter we talking about? a huge range of totals. inch or less. and brookvill, oxford. get down to hamilton.
it is friday, january 22nd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the east coast storm that is threatening tens of millions and causing air travel trouble across the country. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. rain, ice and snow is falling here in the charlotte area and it's already starting to accumulate. we just peeled this off of a car windshield. >> the federal government is shutting down. schools are closed as this city
winter storm warnings exist. they go from the tennessee valley all the way into new jersey and red shaded area talking blizzard warnings. >> cancellations are stacking up in philadelphia and everybody trying to get one of the last flights out of the town. the departure board is all white, that is the good news. >> the north korea media said the uva undergraduate was arrested after entering under the guise of a tourist. extinction. >> the clinton camp is throwing everything they got at sanders looking to see what sticks. they even called him out for an upbeat ad. >> why do we see business travelers turning to uber rather than rent ago car? >> well, pun intended -- convenience is driving this decision. >> it will take days to dig out, regardless of how prepared the cities are. >> we have quite the opposite going on here in hollywood. sunny and 145 degrees here today!
to work this morning! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by liberty mutual insurance. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. massive winter storm is targeting 75 million americans and moving to the northeast and impact reaches from arkansas to maine and washington, d.c. and surrounding areas could see up to three feet of snow. >> ice is also a big, big concern. some states in the south could see anywhere between a quarter inch to an inch of ice. it's already coated the cars this morning in charlotte, north carolina. drivers in arkansas slipped began. heavy snow added to the mess on the roads. >> the storm is having a major impact this morning on weekend travel plans. more than 2,300 are cancelled today. around the same number are already cancelled tomorrow. so far, charlotte has the most
defense secretary ash carter says this morning isis must be not out of his strongholds in raqqa syria and mosul, iraq. air strikes struck 19 targets on thursday and some near those cities. a spokesman said they hit buildings and tactical units and oil refineries. i asked ash carter last night on my pbs program how drones and other technology are changing the nature of the war. >> you get the feeling it's a video game but it ain't. if you go to the physical therapy rooms at walter reed and balboa naval hospital, you know it's not a video game. but what really happened in terms of war fare was the role of space. the u.s. started using space
military purposes. >> how did we do that? >> putting up gps satellites and those are the basis for all of these precision guided strikes you see. we never see the classified pictures that satellites take but, you know, they are using space to get greater and greater visibility and understanding of what the target is. the downside of that is that everybody has been watching russians, the chinese, and they know how much the u.s. military depends on space and they know that if you take out american satellites, you will cripple american military power. >> so they are trying to do it? >> they are trying to develop the means to do it. >> yeah. >> this is so brilliant. this is the future of war fare is space and there have been people like done rumsfeld
>> what is also fascinating a great correspondent who has been covering this beat a while knows the pentagon up one side and down the other. said it's a place that has great access. much more you have at the white house and other places. you would know that. david is such a great correspondent. this is part of, as you know, a series i'm doing about how great reporters how they explore the subject they cover. >> another brilliant idea by charlie rose. >> you love the question he asked yesterday? do you know any two women covering the news that could be on my program? do you know anybody, norah? >> that's not what he said. she said, when do i show up? >> yes, she did. >> we will let everybody know when that date is. >> i'll set my dvr. washington post jason reza rezaian was released on thursday in germany.
prison and two other americans freed with rezaian returned on thursday. those are happy, happy tears and hugs! beautiful to see. pastor saeed abedini landed in north carolina for an emotional reunion with his family. he was in prison in iran in 2013. former u.s. marine hekmati arrived in michigan and said he >> despite all of the thank everyone's support. everybody from the president, congressman, everyday americans, i'm standing here healthy and with my head held high. >> he was arrested in 2011 while visiting his grandmother. iran accused him of spying. >> hollywood goes to havana.
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unsolved until a stunning twist in the case. correspondent erin moriarty shows how one of the suspects turned out to be a hollywood actor. >> i had been referenced as jane doe for many years. i was kidnapped, i was tortured and i was left for dead. >> reporter: it was december 1990 when victoria whose name we changed for our broadcast, was attacked by two men at her apartment parking lot in huntington beach. >> he slammed a gun to my head and he is just, like, in my ear, "i'm going to kill you so bad, i'm going to throw you off a cliff." >> reporter: victoria was thrown into the back seat of a car and repeatedly sexually assaulted but she fought back, even lying to her attackers to gain sympathy. >> i remember saying that i a kid, i had a baby, and i just thought, do they buy that? do they buy that?
like hours, victoria was finally released. detective don howell was assigned to the case. >> i set everything else aside to work this one. >> reporter: there was hope. investigators had dna evidence that yielded profiles for two men. >> i knew we would get these guys. any of those 90% range we would get them real quickly. >> reporter: it didn't happen. the case went cold. and then -- >> i received a phone call that i waited for 18 years. >> i said, yeah, we got them. we finally got a dna hit. >> reporter: the dna came back to a man named joseph son but investigators made a surprising discovery. son was an actor with a role in on hollywood blockbuster. "austin powers international man of mystery." rack. i thought, are you serious? he is in my home? >> reporter: son was charged
kidnapping and rape. investigators then arrested a second suspect, joseph son's high school friend guiton but before the trial, district attorney eric scarborough made a sickening discovery. >> it was like my stomach hit the floor. >> reporter: the statute for rape and kidnapping had run out. now scrambling to save his case, scarborough found a glimmer of hope. >> why don't i charge torture? because torture carries the possibility of life imprisonment. there isn't a statute of limitations. >> so freaky she had the movie at her house and could have recognized him! >> people will be so surprised because he played a very distinctive character. if you saw the "austin power" movie. the idea he would take a high profile part knowing what he had
i'm shocked by that. and then the reason why they weren't able to find him, this is 1990 very westerly on early on have dna. they both had dna profiles and both went on with their lives and not commit any serious crimes and would not been caught if son was not in a fight with a roommate and kicking in a car door and more dna there so they would not be caught. >> seems like he should be behind bars. >> he is and anybody who wonders about this knows he has committed crimes since then. >> i can't wait until saturday. >> we will be all snowed in and watching. >> it's my birthday. i'll have to dvr it. story. >> it's called "live to tell my name is victoria." that is saturday night on cbs at
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>> today, we learned boyer has been released by seattle. >> i was disappointed, yeah. i was definitely disappointed but, you know, i got cut from playing professional football for a living. boo-ho, you know. >> the day after he was cut you could say the nfl came calling again. >> it was a phone call and nate and i hit it off immediately. >> reporter: rams defensive end chris long. >> he didn't strike me as the type of guy that was if football fell through he wouldn't know what the heck he was going to do. he wants to change the world for the better. so i think football is a platform he has been given. >> reporter: a platform for a mission that now reaches far africa. long wanted boyer to work with his nonprofit group water boys after visiting tanzania in 2012 long found the organization to wells in the region. not really the kind of thing in the headlines. >> what makes that life day-to-day so tough there is the lack of clean water.
aren't thinking about east africa but there are a lot of people that when they hear about a hero like nate boyer, their mind says whatever this guy is interested in, i'm interested in, because nate vouches for it. >> good luck today, brother. >> that service, we have given to our country, more than anything, we end up serving those people in the third world and for me, this was a way to continue that service in a different manner, you know, without picking up a gun. >> reporter: to raise money for water boys, boyer is climbing africa's highest peak, mt. kilimanjaro along with former veteran blake watson who lost his leg in an ied explosion in afghanistan. at a recent rams game, the two got a standing ovation for their mission work. you air green beret, a pro football player and now want to climb mt. kilimanjaro?
limits and see how far i can go. at the end of the day i failed technically as an nfl player. if i don't always reach a pin pinnacle or reach that shining star it's okay with me as long as there is good reason and good coming out of it for others and most important to me because that makes me feel good. you look so much bigger in pads! >> reporter: but make no mistake, boyer doesn't give up easily. are your football dreams over? >> no. my football dreams probably never be over. i'm still snapping and working out. i'm not exactly as young as the average undrafted free agent, but it doesn't mean i don't have as big of a heart. >> reporter: it certainly is in the right place. for "cbs this morning," adriana diaz, st. louis. >> big heart, indeed. >> looks like an interesting guy. >> cheer him on, nate boyer. >> we are counting down to super bowl 50 on cbs. jim nantz and phil simms will
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take a look out to 75. we would see all kinds of taillights. look at 71-75 at tile plains. don't go out if you don't have to. although n hamilton we're not going to see a lot of snow until later. right now, we only have a few incidents. millvill 27. and we've got one on the ronald reagan cross way at 71. we cleared the other issues on the map. and again, right now, interstate's very quiet. we'll be updating you all day long on the conditions that start to get bad. right now, we've got brandon out in grant county. nothing's happening now. but it's definitely coming isn't it? >> it is on the way. eric our photographer and i, let's go outside. thatst a great idea. now we regret it. it is so cold. this'll be all snow. we're not getting ice here.
we're in southern grant county because that's where the snow will move in first. we talked to james, he's a driver, he covers a 15 mile stretch of i 75 here in grant county. this is what he's had to say about his plan. >> you just have to see what happens and hope everybody gets to where they're going. everybody gets an upper hand on it, we can keep it off the roads. he's doing the same thing we are. it ising and waiting and watching for the snow to move. moving into cincinnati later this afternoon. and all morning long on local 12 and star 64 through 9 o'clock. we're in the calm before the storm. yeah, those salt truck and plow drivers unsung heros. it's going to be tough in the far south and eastern part of the viewing area later today and tonight. that's where our winter storm warning is in effect through
claire mont, brown, highland, and adam's county. it's a winter weather advisory. not nearly as much snow as you go to the north and west of i 71. in fact. it tapers off very quickly to the north and west of 71. there maybe some intermittent light snow downtown cincinnati from noon on. the bigger stuff waits until late afternoon and evening for downtown cincinnati. we go up to around 30 . if you are traveling south or east of the city, from noon on, you're going to run into snow covered roads. we expect that snow to begin in our southern most counties within the next hour, hour and a half. there's a look at the snowfall forecast from the weather authority through saturday morning. and it's your less, brookvill, oxford, 2-4-inches, or 1-2-inches veer sails, haaring
that is james cordon and shawn hayes. >> and gayle. >> me and charlie, the backup singers today! welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> i was going to say corden is so good with his musical skits. >> he has a good time. coming up the astronomical mystery. in our green room is michio kaku. >> plus a revolution in cuba on television. ben tracy impose behind the scenes with don, which r irks chiddel and christian bale. this lady was seen sunday hitting an uber driver and she allegedly tried to get into the car without a reservation and then became angry when he refused to drive her.
threw things out. the neurology resident was put on administrative leave from her job. the driver did not press charges and the student gave him money as an apology. >> she got some explaining to do. not good luck, doctor! just sayin'! >> is that wall all we have to say on that? >> all i'm saying. seven new breeds will join the contest for the top prize for next month's westminster dog show. it includes the following new breeds. the prestigious westminster kennel club competition takes place next month at new york's madison square garden. >> the "new york post" tells us about a conspiracy theory has patriots fans upset. nfl referee ed hochuli was assigned to officiate sunday's afc championship game between the patriots and broncos.
to get the patriots because the broncos are undefeated in games refereed by hochuli. you can watch the afc championship game here on cbs. coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. even, 11:00 a.m. pacific with the "nfl today" kickoff an hour before. >> you're reading my mind, charlie! >> i know. go. >> tell me. >> do you think norah is excited about her birthday? >> oh, my! i'm excited about my birth. saturday is my birthday. >> that or her new job as a sports broadcaster. >> if it doesn't work out here, i'm setting myself up for a career at cbs sports. >> co-anchor with jim nantz! >> wait until phil simms hears that! "the new york times" reports on -- are you done? okay. we can proceed! "the new york times" reports on a milestone of adele's video of "hello." the fastest to reach the mark of
takes just 87 days and breaks the record of gangnam style. >> the song called "hello"! >> there you go. business insider reports on a dating app forecasting a boom this week in so-called blizzard dating. the -- yes. the app introduces people to friends of friends. last winter, a big storm caused a spike in activity the day before the storm, user activity rose 27%. and it was up 47% on the day of the storm. >> they also say there is going to be more babies made from the storm. that's what i've heard. >> warm inside. >> that's what i've heard. hello, charlie! it's getting a lot of attention. mercury and retrograde happens four times a year and can affect communication and more.
give myself new bangs and reach out to my old boyfriends. the rest says my excuse for everything is mercury and retrograde even though i don't know what it means. micio kaku knows what it means. why? he is an economics professor. good morning, mr. tv star! >> good morning. >> if we had time i would ask you about that commercial. how did they get you to do that? >> scientists have an image of >> yeah. image. the fact we scientists are human too and we care about the human conditions. that is why not? >> you are funny in the commercial. >> you do it for free? >> no. there is compensation but you're not going to get rich from commercials. tell you that right now. >> i want to know about mercury and retrograde. i don't understand. tell me what it is. >> the planets move slowly across the night's sky but then they suddenly stop, go
that mittived the ancient. why would the planets do that? retrograde is associated with uncertainty, confusion, doubt. don't get married. don't go embarking on a business venture during retrograde. >> do you believe that? >> as shakespeare said. mercury is the fastest planet in the solar system. as mercury bypasses and swings backwards. let's say you're in a car in the fast lane and overtake a car in the car. it seems to be backwards. it's an illusion. >> our chris licht cam didn't work and twist went down and some people didn't get the date they were expecting. stuff seems to go wrong. how do you explain that? >> stuff goes wrong all the time! what can i say? >> my answer too!
mercury retrograte and said, i knew it all the time! but things happen like that all you pick up the phone and it's somebody you were thinking about at that moment. you say, i'm psychic! but millions of times you think about somebody and they are not on the phone and you forget about them! you only remember the hits, you don't remember the misses. >> okay. >> so good to have you. >> yeah. so you're saying all of our mishaps are not -- it's not the mercury retrograde? >> we have to go. we are getting a big hook here. good to see you. global political and business leaders continue their meeting this morning in dabos switzerland. follow along for a behind the scenes look by search "cbs this morning" on snapchat. >> tv drama "house of lies" is
how hollywood may be playing a role in improving relations. >> reporter: there is always plenty of action on the streets of havana. >> action! >> reporter: but this is different. hollywood has come to town. >> any idea where we are? >> showtime "house of lies" spent an entire week in havana. >> welcome to havana. >> reporter: shooting season five's season finale. >> marty, i have a real offer! >> reporter: those restored american cars proved to be irresistible props. don cheadle is the star of the show about morally challenged business. you are the first show to shoot in cuba. how meaningful is that to you? >> it takes the reality of our show to a place we couldn't imagine possible with a completely different look and ideas, and, you know, different focus and tones.
matthew carnahan and his wife helen hunt who wanted to bring the show to cuba but much easier than done. the u.s. embargo is still in place so the money to finance the shoot had to be transferred to cuban banks. some of the production equipment had to be sent in from germany. and then the not so small matter of government censorship. i imagine the government here wanted to know what you were going to shoot and what you were saying about cuba. how much hands-on do they get on a script on a show like this? >> you just don't come to cuba and shoot whatever you want and they are very protective of a culture they have here and a system they have here, so in order to be here today, we submitted a script and an outline months ago. it was reviewed by the cuban government and we were given approval at various stages. >> action! >> reporter: the producers also had to get permission from the
ambassador jeffrey de la ren day is in charge of this. what is the significance of a u.s. television show filming in cuba? >> culture is a very important bridge builder as we forward this new relationship, and so, personally, i think it's very important that we are receiving a lot of calls and a lot of visitors from different elements of the industry expressing interests. >> reporter: universal pictures is currently trying to get permission to shoot a portion of "fast and furorus 8" in cuba." but "house of lies" got here first and actress kristen bell people. >> it's a curious thing we are doing. people are walking around with what looks like flight of the navigator on their head and cars attached to other cars and a interesting.
quiet and cooperative and so hospitable. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> reporter: i asked this woman what she thought of it all. she said she likes it because of relations between the u.s. and cuba and is glad the show came to her town. and cubans weren't just watching. they were hired as extras and members of the crew. and the cast took their jobs as u.s. cultural ambassador quite seriously. we found actors ben schwartz and josh larson working on their spanish speaking skills. very good. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> that kind of stuff. >> we nailed it. >> reporter: and you know the words for rum and cigar? >> i think i do.
cast and crew seem to be aware of the show they were shooting was much more significant. >> there are many ways to bridge that culture divide so on it's an honor we have been here with that. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, havana, cuba. >> i really want to go now. ben tracy breaking out the spanish. >> a week in cuba? >> i would love that. >> you start the trend, charlie. start next, we take a look at the most unforgettable moments of the week. you're watching "cbs this
>> happy birthday, my dear! >> so nice. we have a cake! >> cake in the green room. >> there is cake in the green room. as we leave you, let us take a look back at the week that was. have a great weekend as we celebrate a birthday. >> thank you very much, guys. >> take it easy. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, snyder has got to go! >> i am sorry and i will fix it. >> governor snyder said no one in flint would go without clean water. >> the higher class, i don't feel that they would be quite in the same situation. >> can i get a hallelujah? are you ready for a commander in chief what will kick isis' ass? >> the clinton campaign is throwing everything they have got at sanders. >> it's been a grueling and tense 48 hours. >> are you angry that it took this long? >> i'm angry they took him in the first place.
>> 0.08 of a snow paralyzed the region. >>ly not be at the academy awards and i won't be watching. >> no person of color was nominated in the academy awards. >> they say the killing of the spy agent was from the top. >> he is in my corner. >> jamie foxx helped pull a man from a burning truck. >> our candidate is ballsy enough! >> god, i have missed you! it's like a magical eagle made a wish on a flag pin and it came to life! i'm running down the road trying to loosen my load >> eagles cofounder glenn frey died monday. >> are you like brothers? >> a little bit. >> that friendship would form one of the most successful acts of the rock era. >> along the way, we really
taking it easy once. >> more than once. >> are you ready for some >> "monday night football." >> go check out what their ratings went to. >> action! >> you guys are the first scripted u.s. tv show to shoot [ speaking in foreign language ] >> very good. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> very, very good. >> oh, my gosh! oh, my god! >> eight months ago, i didn't have a television show and i was broke. >> when i grew up, we were taught there were nine planets. >> that's right. >> coming full circle. >> i feel much better now that perhaps there is a ninth planet. >> next time, please wear a brighter tie! sparkly, indeed. >> you're sparkly. >> do you think chris will let me wear it on the air? >> no, i don't. >> did you pass your driving test? >> only took me twice. >> was it the driving or the parallel parking?
he is detained for a hostile act. we'll keep you posted with the latest information. now here's jen with traffic. well it looks like a saturday morning. it is accident free. we have nothing on our map. take a look where we'd normally see all kinds of taillights right now. i know a lot of folks are off school. it's being cancelled. but right now, if you need to head out the door, take a four camera look around. from 71, 75. at the cutten hill, over to lon lynn. down to 75 to 74. yo or not see ing a whole lot of cars out there at all. if you do need to head out the it. we're not seeing any issueses. obviously later in the day, it'll be a different story. right now, we've got brandon, our meteorologist out in william's town. looks like we're not seeing a ton of snow yet.
how's everything down there right now? >> reporter: yeah. right now it's good. you can see how much salt this road has on it. just all the left over salt from just the past couple of days when we had that snow a couple days ago. i talk ed to james. he is one of five guys that's responsible for clearing part of i 75 here in southern county. this is the message he has to drivers that'll be out today. >> just be careful. because, we're out here to help you. hopefully it won't be that bad and everybody will get through safely. >> reporter: he wanted to people to know leave them enough room. this storm, at least down here in grant county is a lot bigger than the one a couple days ago. we're expecting more than a half of foot here. we'll check back in with you at noon and online as well. >> reporter: a big take away
have to head out right now, you may need a plow to get the salt out of your way. [laughing] already it sees snow down in lexington. albeit slowly as it fights air. there's got to be a razor sharp cut off to where the snow ends. and that cut off, approximately along i 71. that's where we have a winter storm warning. highland and adam's county and borderring that as the winter weather advise rye. 24 now. mid 20s by noon. light know developing in the south, southeast. and it over spreads downtown cincinnati later in the afternoon. the heaviest stuff looks to come late in the afternoon. it's going to be windy too. inch or a less to the north countiers.